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CHECK OUT OUR RECRUITMENT POSTER - WHAT DID YOU DO LAST YEAR?

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BREAKING NEWS: NEW BSA Training Requirement for SMs/ASMs ....

Posted on Apr 18 2018 - 8:26pm

BSA just announced that "direct-contact" Adult Leaders (which in Boy Scouts means Scoutmasters (SMs) and Assistant SMs (ASMs)) must take Weather Hazards Training to be considered "position-trained". See this link HERE for details and a link to the appropriate online course.
Note: SMs/ASMs who are already position-trained are "grandfathered in" but are encouraged to take this training anyway. 

NEW Article on Adult Leader Training

Posted on Apr 4 2018 - 3:21pm

Attention T840 Adult Leaders (NEW and previous): Please read our new article on Adult Leader Training, which lists new requirements to be considered position-trained. You may find the article HERE

Scout Buck Auction May 6th - 5pm preview, Auction starts 5:30pm

Posted on Apr 3 2018 - 4:49pm

Any NEW Scout since 12/1/17 AND any T840 Scout who sold >$100.00 in Chili dinner tickets or $50.00 in dinner tickets with $150.00 total sales.

IMPORTANT NEWS: NEW RULES for Electronic Communications

Posted on Apr 2 2018 - 8:46am

BSA has implemented new RULES for electronic communications between Scouts and Adult Leaders. ALL electronic communications between a Scout and Adult Leader MUST include at least one additional Adult Leader or the Scout's parent(s). [Note: This obviously does not apply IF the Adult Leader is the Scout's parent, of course.] The definition of electronic communications includes: 

Upcoming OA Events

Posted on Mar 17 2018 - 8:52pm
  • 04/09: Satank Chapter Meeting (PPUMC)
  • 04/20-22: Section SR2 Conclave (Camp Sid Richardson)

BSA Announces Inclusion of Girls!

Posted on Feb 5 2018 - 12:08pm

Today, October 11, 2017, BSA announced the inclusion of girls:

  • In BSA's Cub Scout program beginning in the fall of 2018
  • In BSA's Boy Scout program beginning in 2019 
  • Girls are already included in BSA's Venturing program

Read a well-written article about this announcement HERE
Watch a video of the BSA Scout Executive, Mike Surbaugh, answering questions about the inclusion of girls HERE.
The latest article from BSA about including girls can be found HERE
A CBS Sunday Morning interview with BSA Chief Executive Mike Surbaugh about this subject may be found in the Bryan on Scouting blog article HERE

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